Telecommunications Engineering Technology MS
The MS in telecommunications engineering technology focuses on developing an advanced level of skill and knowledge needed by future leaders in the industry. This program is designed for individuals who seek advancement into managerial roles in the dynamic telecommunications environment.
The telecommunications engineering technology program requires 33 credit hours of study and includes eight core courses that introduce essential fundamental concepts and skills. Students are required to complete a comprehensive exam, a capstone project, or a thesis. The remaining credits consist of technical electives or other approved graduate courses.
- Master of Science
- Approximately 55 students are enrolled in this program
Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component
- Co-op is optional for this program
- Minimum co-op requirement: N/A
- Co-op availability: N/A
Salary InformationCo-op: $19.55 $13.50 - $32.00
MS: $62,000 - $82,000
Student Skills & CapabilitiesNetworking: Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP Switching: VTP, STP, VLAN, SDN
Protocols: 802.11 protocol, Active Directory, Integrated Routing & Bridging, VPN, NAT, DHCP, DNS, IPv4/v6, TCP,VoIP, MPLS,Cloud computing, LAN/ WAN design
Servers: DHCP, DNS, SFTP, Exchange 2010, NX
Devices: Cisco Routers and Switches, Raspberry Pi
Wireless: CDMA, GSM, LTE, Bluetooth, Software Radio Design, USRP (SDR), RF
Languages: Shell Scripting, Python, VHDL, Verilog, C
Applications: MATLAB, GNS3, GNU Radio, VMware, Cisco Packet Tracer, MULTISIM
Operating Systems: Windows, LINUX (Red Hat, Ubuntu)
AccreditationThe University is chartered by the Legislature of the State of New York and accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Equipment & FacilitiesREDCOM Telecommunications Systems Lab, Cisco VoIP, Lucent DSLAM, Nortel OC-3, P-com Tel-Link, REDCOM MDX, Tellabs DCC, TTC T-Bird, Allworks VoIP. Edcom Fiber Optics Communications Kits, Agilent 86143B Optical Spectrum Analyzer, Keithley 428 Programmable Current Amplifier, LeCroy WaveSurfer 3022 Oscilloscope, LDC 201 100mA Laser Diode & 2A TEC Controller, Photonics Systems Lab.
Job TitlesTechnical Support Engineer, Associate Network Engineer, Network Engineer, IT Engineer, Security Engineer, Network Administrator, Software QA Engineer, Hardware Test Engineer, Associate Software Engineer, RF Systems Performance Engineer, Network and Telecommunications Engineer, Network Developer, Network Applications Support Specialist, Telecom Technician.
- Master of Science Program. Full-time students may choose to complete cooperative education after completing two semesters.
Selected Employer Hiring PartnersAlstom Transport, Cisco Systems, Cloudchecker, Dell SecureWorks, Frontier, Google, Paychex Inc., TekSystems, Tesla, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless.
Contact UsWe appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Maria Pagani Wiegand, the career services coordinator who works with the Telecommunications Engineering Technology program. You can access information about services through our web site at https://www.rit.edu/careerservices.
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center
57 Lomb Memorial Drive . Rochester NY 14623-5603